New York Times, Tuesday, August 10, 2004

Author: Sarah Keller
Editor: Will Shortz
Sarah Keller
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 24 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Home to Honolulu : OAHU
5. Sticky stuff : GOOP
9. Mends, as socks : DARNS
14. "The Good Earth" mother : OLAN
15. Good lot size : ACRE
16. "The Waste Land" poet : ELIOT
17. Where to find a hammer, anvil and stirrup : MIDDLEEAR
19. Oro y ___ (Montana's motto) : PLATA
20. Charlie Rose's network : PBS
21. An Arkin : ALAN
22. Ease up : LOOSEN
23. It may be found in front of a saloon : HITCHINGPOST
26. Tone-___ (rapper) : LOC
27. Strong hand cleaner : LYESOAP
31. "Doe, ___ ..." ("The Sound of Music" lyric) : ADEER
34. Queens stadium : SHEA
36. 6 on a phone : MNO
37. Picture-filled item often seen in a living room : COFFEETABLEBOOK
41. "C'___ la vie" : EST
42. Missing the deadline : LATE
43. Bonkers : LOONY
44. Hopelessness : DESPAIR
47. What 20-Across lacks : ADS
48. Foyer : ENTRANCEHALL
54. Former White House pooch : MILLIE
57. Private eyes : TECS
58. Romance : WOO
59. Seed coverings : ARILS
60. International business mantra : FREETRADE
62. Carnival show : RAREE
63. Lends a hand : AIDS
64. Valuable rocks : ORES
65. Odist to a nightingale : KEATS
66. McCartney played it in the Beatles : BASS
67. Top ratings : TENS
1. That certain "something" : OOMPH
2. It may be airtight : ALIBI
3. Verb with thou : HADST
4. Sturm ___ Drang : UND
5. Irish dialect : GAELIC
6. Continental divide? : OCEAN
7. Big ape : ORANG
8. ___ capita : PER
9. Unseat : DEPOSE
10. Apportions : ALLOTS
11. Inlets : RIAS
12. Post-it : NOTE
13. Ollie's partner in old comedy : STAN
18. Capital of Punjab province : LAHORE
22. Faithful : LOYAL
24. Staff leader? : CLEF
25. First-year West Pointer : PLEBE
28. Melville romance : OMOO
29. Before long : ANON
30. Snaillike : POKY
31. Passed with flying colors : ACED
32. Teaspoonful, maybe : DOSE
33. Young newts : EFTS
34. Football legend Bart : STARR
35. Where a rabbit may be hidden : HAT
38. 10-point type : ELITE
39. First-born : ELDEST
40. Twaddle : BOSH
45. Small shot : PELLET
46. Liqueur flavorers : ANISES
47. Admission : ACCESS
49. Courtyards : ATRIA
50. Must-haves : NEEDS
51. Vigilant : AWARE
52. Waterproof wool used for coats : LODEN
53. Silt deposit : LOESS
54. Word that can follow the end of 17-, 23-, 37-, 48- or 60-Across : MARK
55. "Dies ___" (liturgical poem) : IRAE
56. Old Italian coin : LIRA
60. Groovy : FAB
61. Twaddle : ROT

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